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Dempsey Bolton


       Dempsey Bolton is no stranger to pouring himself into his passion; after graduating from the University of Alberta’s Astrophysics program and considering pursuing a Master’s degree, Dempsey instead decided to dive head first into music, moving away from his hometown Edmonton in August 2020, renting out a studio and beginning to produce music full time. Within 2 years of starting making music he landed his first self-produced track “Savour” on Spotify’s New Music Friday Canada playlist as well as a handful of other playlists on Spotify, Apple Music and YouTube. Not looking back since, Dempsey has released 16 songs accumulating over 350,000 streams on major streaming platforms, being featured in 30-some blogs and publications and a dozen YouTube curators with millions of subscribers combined.

       Currently, Dempsey is working on his sophomore album set to release in July 2023, a self-produced project that starkly contrasts the lyrics against the music; the album deals with the dangers of staying silent while in crisis and letting one’s mental health go unchecked while delivering upbeat, nostalgic, summery vibes in its production. 

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"From the hand of Dempsey Bolton we get funny indie for battered souls" – Mickey’s Weekly

"Canadian singer and songwriter Dempsey Bolton is currently one of the most exciting R&B / soul newcomers on the international music scene" - Music AllNew

“With a sense of melody above all, a production of beauty and a talent that transpires and leaves no chance for doubt, Dempsey Bolton plunges us into a musical world that will have an effect on you” – Iggy Magazine

“[Dempsey] offers wonderfully engaging R&B pop with beautiful melody and production” - POPMUZIK



Aura Launch Weekend

Venue Re-brand party, Opener for Rondel Roberts Band

April 21, 2023

University of Alberta Week of Welcome

Main Stage, Opener for Mauvey

September 1, 2022

Live from Koi

Show with Jonny Chavez

April 2, 2022

Rec Room Edmonton

Double headline with margø

January 17, 2020



U.K. Top 100 R&B/Soul Albums - Album "Monochrome" peaked at #33

Spotify Editorials

New Music Friday Canada  [x2], Mood Ring [x2], It’s a Bop

Apple Music Editorials

New In Pop, Breaking Pop [x2], Pure Pop Radio [x2], New Music Daily [x2], Breaking Alternative, New in Alternative, New In Indie

YouTube Features

dynmk (980k), Discovering Music Club (150k)



273k streams


60k streams

80k plays

914 shazams

227 subscribers


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